The initial training is for experienced operators who wish to provide operator training for their employer or on a commercial basis.
The examination for the course consists of the following three elements;
Test of Basic Operating Skills
Practical test to Instructor standard – maximum 25 penalties.
This is usually carried out on the first day by the course tutor.
Examination of Practical Instructional Ability
Delegates must score a minimum of 70 from a maximum of 100 to pass this element. This exam is carried out on the final day of the course by an independent External Examiner.
Examination of Instructor Associated Knowledge
A minimum of 80% must be achieved to pass this element. The examination is usually carried out on the final day of the course and is conducted by an independent External Examiner.
- Initial - 10 Days
- Re-Registration - 5 Days
- Conversion - 5 Days
The course duration can change depending on the number of delegates attending the course.